LED Lighting from AglaiaDirect

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I love LED lighting. Be it solar, decorative, holiday, security, or regular indoor house lighting. It is leaps and bounds better then compact fluorescents. Compact fluorescents have powdered mercury in them. You cannot legally throw them away in your trash, and if broken, you actually have a hazardous situation on hand. My son broke one once in his room, goofing around. What a nightmare. You can’t vacuum it up, it goes airborne. Everything has to be done right. It was a good week, if not longer, before he was allowed o go back into his room. They even emit radiation. You can hold a Geiger counter up to one and will pick up a reading; very scary indeed. I still can’t believe that I put them in my kids’ rooms. So, as LEDs emerged on to the market, we were all scared off by the insanely high price. Now that more companies are involved in their production, the price on LED products, has come way down. They are so affordable now, and save you so much on your electric bill. I was shocked to see the difference, but I love it.

I was sent two lights to review from AglaiaDirect. Two LED lights. One is a clip-on task oriented, work light, and the other is a desk lamp. Both lights arrived nicely packaged, and in great working order. I was pleased to see that neither of the lights had any imperfections to them.

The desk lamp, Aglaia LT-T16 LED Rechargeable Desk Lamp, is a 3W lamp. It is definitely a must have to have in home, if only for an emergency too. It is a rechargeable lamp, with an internal 1000mAh battery. If your power goes out, this light will still work for you. It has three settings: low, medium, and high. The touch sensor, to operate it, is on the base of the lamp. First touch brings I on in low, the second moves it to medium, and the third ouch to the high setting. The fourth touch turns it off. I love how the light holds its charge, and can be used unattached from its USB power cord that is included. The one negative is that they did not include an adapter with this product. You can bring this light anywhere to work, and I really love that flexibility. The light can barely be adjusted to its side, but can really be adjusted in the up and down motions. The LED covering is frosted, so this light is very eye friendly. It emits a cool white light, rated 5500 – 6000K. I am not too fond of the cool white light in home. It can be too stark, and remind me of morgue lighting, lol. Since It has the nice covering over the LEDs, the light is actually user friendly. The bottom of this lamp has a soft, foam like material. It stays put pretty well, and won’t mar your furniture. There are actually 20 LEDs in this lamp, with a max output of 220 lumens. Up close and personal, as a able lamp, 220 lumens is quite bright. The average height of this lamp, with the neck bent over, is 13” tall. If you place the neck of the lamp straight up and down, then its’ max height is 18” tall. It’s a very usable size.

The Aglaia LED Desk Lamp with Clamp, is a 4W lamp. Another energy saver. My husband and older son are both commercial electricians and carpenters, wood workers. Having a work light is always needed. This is great task oriented lighting. The base of the light is a clamp. It is a very sturdy clamp indeed, and holds in place perfectly. The clamp is a durable, thick metal, and the inside of the clamp is lined with a foam padding to help keep it from marring your furniture. This light requires a regular outlet to be used. The power cord is separate, but attaches to the part of the cord that is attached to the lamp. The cord has a built in on/off witch. The lamp is a touch lamp, for operation. If you turn it off on the switch on the cord, then touch will not activate it. This is great for people with pets, and or kids. When the light is turned on via the switch on the cord, there is a red ring that turns on, on the base. I like that touch, very sporty, and has a cool factor to it. This entire base is ouch sensitive, so you can ouch it at any point to turn the actual light on. The first touch turns it on low, the second touch turns it on in medium mode, and the third touch turns it on in high mode. The fourth touch then turns the light off. The entire casing of this light is metal, and durable; Aluminum and Iron to be exact. The neck is very flexible, and makes it so easy to direct the light to where you need it. The light given off on this lamp falls into the 4000-4500K color temperature range. It has a fine diffuser on it, and is actually pretty comfortable to work with. It’s still in the cool range, but warmer than the other lamp. MY light meter, about a foot away from the light, had this lamp at 5500 lux, on average. It did move around, and my hand moved. They do not give a specific lumen count for this light. I have not had any issues with the gooseneck failing on me. It has been holding pretty well in the positions I set it in. Overall, I really like how user friendly this light is, as well as the low energy usage of 4W. It does function really well as a task oriented work light.

 

I received these two lights for free, in exchange for my unbiased and honest review. My opinion expressed is solely my own. I did not profit in any way from this review, or from any future sales of this product from my review.

These lights are available here from AglaiaDirect:

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01LY95XGU

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01LYKZLPX

Dress your nails with this MelodySusie Gel Nail Polish Set.

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Gel nail polish is all the rave. It is so easy to do at home now, with the large availability of UV Nail Dryers on the market. Gel nail polish, however, is still pricey. Most require you to use the at least the top coat to cure it, too. The first time I was sent a nail dryer to review, I went down to my local drug store to buy nail polish. I was shocked that a bottle was $15 plus tax. It was over $30 to buy a top coat and the polish. I could get my nails done for that price. So, I was overjoyed to find this product. It is an all in one Gel Nail Polish. No top coat, or base coat needed. I received the package of 6 different nail colors: MelodySusie Gel Nail Polish Set, Lux Classics. When I ordered mine for review, the price on the set was only $23.99 with prime shipping from Amazon. You really can’t beat that price. They do offer a set of 6 in different colors, as well as a base coat/top coat all in one, too. How ironic that they sell it, even though you do not need it for this nail polish to work. In this case, it will just prolong the life span of your nail polish on your nails. You can use an LED UV nail dryer too. That is what I am using now. The colors this set come with are:

Elegant Magenta

Emerald

Sapphire

Dark Orchid

Ruby Red

Black Pearl

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These polishes are nontoxic as well. I am very happy to report that this nail polish does not have a strong odor at all. I was actually very surprised at how little odor there was. My 9 year old was in the room with me, and normally complains when I do my nails. He sat about 4 ft. from me, and never even looked up with this polish. Curing time depends on the type of dryer you use. If you use an UV lamp, and apply a thin coat, you can get away with approx. 1 minute under the lamp. If you use a LED UV lamp, then double that to two minutes. I always mess up my nails, so I did three minutes under my UV LED lamp, and that worked perfectly. Even after I did a 2nd coat. The colors are pretty true to the cap. I love the shine gel nail polish gives off. I do not notice a difference between the type that requires a top coat, and this one that does not. I really love the ease of this polish too. For the ease and the price of this gel nail polish, I am surely impressed. I have no complaints.

 

I received this nail polish in exchange for an unbiased and honest review. All opinions are completely my own, and I received no compensation for this review, or for posting the sale link. This product is available here for purchase: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01H5EAWW4/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o02_s00?ie=UTF8&th=1

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Out in style with Vmates’ Delicate Flower Handbag.

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We women love our purses. They come in so many varieties, and materials too. I never go out without some type of bag. I tend to lean toward to the more “plain” style, when it comes to patterns and purses. It normally is the safer bet, for me, anyhow. That’s where my comfort zone lies. This purse by Vmate, is so different from what I normally use. It makes me expand my comfort zone. I am really glad I had the chance to test out this bag. The size is fantastic, which makes it so useful to many people. It measures out at 13 ¾” wide, 9 ½” tall, and 3 ¾” deep. These are my personal measurements, too. The purse arrives well packaged, and comes in a purse sleeve. So, when you are not using it, you can store it in it’s own bag, to make it last longer, and protect it. They made this purse out of a soft, pliable pleather. The hardware on it is Gold Tone in color. It I metal as well. I like how they added 4 gold tone feet to the bottom of the purse. We always end up putting our purse on the floor at some point, and the feet really help to protect the bottom of our bags. I do not find this feature that often anymore. I think these feet are done in a plastic material, but with the same gold tone finish. That is my personal guess, as it is not mentioned in their purse description.

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When my purse arrived, I found the shoulder strap folded up inside of the purse. It clips onto the bag, as another carry option. Otherwise, it has a handle on the top of the bag, and you could carry it this way also. I always put the shoulder straps on my bags. Another personal choice, of course. The shoulder strap is made very well. It is thick, durable, and highly adjustable. I love that it has a full front flap closure. It closes with 2 magnet snaps as well. The full front flap makes it so much harder for pick pockets, which is awesome! I have a vivid memory, as a young child, of someone trying to steal my mom’s purse in Mexico, when we lived there. So, I always think purse safety. My purse arrived in perfect condition. I found no imperfections with it, whatsoever. There was no odor to it either, which is always a great thing. The inside of the purse is fully lined, with pretty durable material. It is not a soft fabric, but more of a fabric that you can wipe down a little, like a nylon fabric. It is brown in color. Inside of the purse is one large, open compartment. On the back wall of the purse, you will find the usual zippered pocket. The sipper functions perfectly on mine. On the front wall of the purse, you will find the usual dual, open pockets. These are great for placing your lipstick, pens, pocket knife, and the like, in them. Overall, I am very happy with this purse. It has such a unique style to it, it’s a great size, and made well too.

 

They offer this purse in 3 other styles with the same pattern, and they also have a matching wallet. It is available here for purchase: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01M6TWYMU/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o06_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

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From home to salon, MiroPures’ UVLED Nail Dryer.

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Getting your nails done is a huge deal around the globe. Unfortunately, our pockets do not always allow the funds to go out and have them done. I personally, never go out and have my nails done. If you work hard too, it’s hard to find the time to get them done professionally as well. Gel polish is also highly popular. Many people think that they can’t do it easily at home, and then, don’t even try. I’ve had a UV nail dryer in the past, but my husband stole it to fix telephones with. It turns out the glue for smart phone screens, need UV light to dry too, lol. So, I was very happy to be able to test out this Nail Dryer/UV Light from MiroPure. It is much nicer than my last one. I really like the size of it. It is larger than a lot, which allows you the ability to easily do your toes as well, in it. It is also more forgiving if you move your hands, because your child keeps interrupting you, lol. The width on it measure out to be approx. 8 6/8th”. This particular model has 2 different light sources, not one main one. They use a 305/405nm Light Source Technology. If you look inside of the dryer when it is not on, you will see the many UVLED light points spread throughout the dryer. 24 to be exact, and they each have a 50,000 hour lifespan.

The dryer has 4 buttons on it. One is the on/off button/99S, and the other three are labeled 10S, 30S, and 60S. When the heat setting is 99s, it gradually increases, which is supposed to provide more comfort during the nail drying process. I never experienced discomfort, but for those that are more sensitive, this may be a great thing for you. It normally only takes approx.. 30 seconds to cure/dry Gel Nail Polish, and 60 seconds to dry rhinestone gem glue. I have never done the Rhinestone gem glue myself. But now I am quite curious about it. In your package you will get 1 dryer, 1 power cord, 2 nail files, and an instruction pamphlet. The nail files are the larger ones, and are quite handy to have and use. The power cord is detachable and is a 2 prong plug, which can be used on an extension cord. It is a 36W lamp. If you mess up and get the inside of the dryer dirty, you can detach the base, for easy cleaning. The digital screen on it is pretty large, and very clear to read. They use bright white LEDs for the readout. So, at a quick glance you can see where you are at, time wise. The dryer runs fairly quiet, like what I am used to. Overall, this is a very well made product, and it does its’ job well. I really love the large size of it. I can’t express that enough. After working with this nail dryer/UV light, I have absolutely no complaints. Everything works as it should, and it is so easy to clean and use. I am very happy with this product.

 

This nail dryer is available here for purchase from MiroPure: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01KZQ90S6/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

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Power for all of your needs. – Surge Pro Stores’ NtonPower Power Strip.

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My home and my family operate on electronics. It’s not avoidable nowadays either. I even homeschool, which makes electronic devices necessary. Even though we actually have a home phone still, lol, almost all of us have a smart phone and tablet. My youngest wishes he had a smart phone but that isn’t happening, lol. We already have and use one multiport charging device that had a tablet holder with it. They are so handy to have and use. So, I was excited to find this one from NtonPower, sold by the Surge Pro Store. This unit is smaller, and more convenient to use than my other one. It has a stand that runs the entire length of the unit. It can fit one table or a couple phones, easily. This charging/power unit has three 3 prong outlets and 3 USB outlets on it. Now, with the USB ports, there is a maximum 2.4A fast charging speed for each port, but the catch is there is a 3A in total output. So, if you have Android products like me, you can only really charge one item at a time. My Note 5 and my tablet really need the 2.4 to charge at more than a trickle. My tablets and phones, in my home, have no trouble charging one at a time. Most IPhones’ charge at less than that speed. Now, using the actual 3 prong outlets, while using the USB ports at the same time, does not slow down the USB ports, or interfere with the outlets. Even after being fully in use for a few days straight, my unit is still completely cool to the touch. I even had it lying flat on the carpet, with all my initial testing. It still stayed nice and cool. I’ve had many a USB charge get hot, but I’ve had no issues with this one. Size wise, this dock station measures out at 18.5” long, 3” wide and 1 ½” tall, at it’s tallest point. The wire stands out about another 1” before it really is fully bendable to turn whichever way you need it to. Now, here is a spec, direct from the seller: “Built-in intelligent IC module that auto detects and distributes optimal USB output for your devices, which offers full-round overload, overcharge outlets protections.” Remember, when reading that, that they translated that into English. There is no reset button, only an on/off switch. This station has a regular 3 prong US plug on it.

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Product Specification

-Power Rating:1875W, (125V 15A)

-USB Input: AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz

-USB Output: 5V2.4A Max Per Port, 3A 15W

Package Contents

– 1 x MSP-3A3U

– 1 x User Manual

– 1 x Guarantee Card

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Overall, this unit functions very well. The only con for me, is the minimal output all together for the three USB ports. Since I have only been using one port at a time, the charging speed has been there, which is great. This unit is great for a desk set up/work station. I can set up the tablet, charge my phone, and have my computer running at the same time. It’s perfect for that, and it’s perfect for someone like my son. He can use his tablet, while working and playing on his laptop. The tablet, phone stand capability is great for charging, and for using it as a stand. The unit is made out of a thick plastic, and there are 4 silicone feet on the underside, which helps keep it from sliding on a table. The cord is 5ft long, so you can easily plug it in, and set it up on your desk. You won’t have to worry about skype calls on your tablet since you can keep it plugged in while in use. My son skypes his friends all the time, so this, again, is very useful for him. We are very happy with this product overall. The only thing we would change is the USB output overall for the three ports.

This product is available here for purchase: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01LZXJ9RZ/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

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One warm and toasty ice scraper, by Otoo.

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I really do not like cold weather, lol. I cannot express that enough. I also despise having to de-ice my car during the winter time. I have Raynauds, and my hands just freeze up, and get so painful. A lot of times, I will just turn my car on and let it heat up while I stay in my warm house. I let the defrost run, as well, to help out with the windows. I waste a lot of gas, but, with my Raynauds, it’s worth it. I still however, have to clean off all the ice and snow off of my car, so it doesn’t fly into others. We do not have much snow here, fortunately, but we do get a lot of ice. I have regular ice scrapers, as does the rest of my family. I, however, have never owned one like this before. I love the mitt design. The mitt is quite long, and fully covers your hand and wrist. The inside is lined with a warm, thick, black fleece. It’s not flat fleece, but a little shaggy, like faux fur. The material on the outside is quilted, and looks just like the ad, which I was glad to see. There is elastic on the mitt, which hits at the wrist area. This helps keep the cold air out. The thick plastic scraper just slides into the mitt, and out the opening of the top. Just hold onto it, and then do your scraping. I compared it to my regular scraper, and it is made just as well; no deficiencies. It even comes with a storage bag. I love simple things like that. The mitt material is pretty durable, and will help to keep your sleeve nice and dry while scraping, which is a great benefit. I used to live around the Boston area, and have vivid memories, of the ice and snow falling into my sleeve. Can you say, freezing!!!!!!!!!!!! It actually stung, lol. I really wish I had this mitt back then. Overall, this ice scraper mitt is well made, very affordable, and will be very beneficial on icy days.

If you would like to purchase this product, it can be found here for purchase: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01N2O5CKR/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I received this product at a discount, in exchange for my honest review. Opinions expressed are 100% solely my own.

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